Business Sherpa Group created the Developing Leaders Series to provide educational sessions to the leaders and senior team members of small and medium enterprises (SME). This includes SMEs in the not-for-profit, owner/operator, technology and other for-profit organizations. Delivered by leadership development experts with broad experience, the Developing Leaders Series sessions will cover the latest content on a range of leadership topics.
Strategic Planning for Your Organization
This is an interactive session that will answer the following questions:
– Why is a Strategic Plan important? What are the benefits?
– Are Value, Vision and Mission statements required? How important are they?
– Who should be involved in the process? Should you develop the Plan internally or get external guidance?
– What are the major phases in the process and what is involved in each phase?
– What is the Board of Directors role?
– How does the plan get reviewed, approved and communicated? How do you get buy-in?
– How often should the Plan be reviewed and updated?
This session will include a number of tools to aid in the development of a comprehensive strategic plan including templates and approaches to developing Values, Vision and Mission statements, conducting SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis, environmental scan, identifying stakeholders, strategic actions (with owners and timelines) and communications/engagement plan.
8:00 am – Networking and light breakfast
8:30 am – Session: Strategic Planning for Your Organization
10:30 am – Break (coffee/tea)
10:45 am – Session: Continues
12:00 pm – Lunch and networking
1:00 pm – Conclusion
Facilitator and Session Leader:
Claude Haw, P.Eng, ICD.D is President of Venture Coaches, a management consulting and investment firm, and Executive Leader of the Governance and Strategy unit of Business Sherpa Group. He enjoys working with motivated leaders who want to take their company or organization to the next level using global best practices for management, governance and strategy.
Provide an interactive educational program for leaders and senior staff to develop leadership skills, enhance knowledge and discuss leadership strategies with peers. Focus on hot topics including unique conditions experienced by smaller organizations to develop and grow. Support the development of the next generation leadership of an organization while expanding a network of peers in the community.